Renaissance of Annandale Names Jessica Peters as Executive Director

West Springfield resident and 15-year health and memory care veteran specializes in person-centered care for those affected by dementia.

ANNANDALE, Va. (January 7, 2021) – Renaissance of Annandale, a premier memory care community the Fairfax County, Virginia area, has named Jessica Peters, a 15-year healthcare veteran with a track record of advancing the quality of life for dementia patients, as its executive director.

In her new role, Peters, a West Springfield resident, will oversee the day-to-day operations and big-picture goals of the memory care community, with a focus on implementing a person-centered care approach for optimal quality of life for each individual resident.

“Jessica is genuine, thoughtful in her work, and has years of experience caring for those affected by dementia. We know that the impact of her work will be felt by our residents and team members, and we’re excited for her to settle in at Renaissance of Annandale,” said Jason Gibson, Vice President of Operations of Legacy Senior Living, the Cleveland, Tenn.-based management company of Renaissance of Annandale.

Peters, whose professional background has focused on resident engagement and quality of life for dementia patients, has served in roles ranging from administrator at assisted living and memory care facilities to recreation therapy program manager with the U.S. Marine Corps Wounded Warrior Battalion.

“Working with those affected by dementia is very close to my heart,” said Peters. “I look forward to working alongside residents, families and team members at Renaissance of Annandale to ensure the best possible home environment for our residents,” she added.

Peters earned a Bachelor of Science in Therapeutic Recreation & Recreation Management from Brigham Young University, with a minor in Gerontology. She went on to earn a Masters of Business Administration in Healthcare Management from Western Governors University.

Peters is a Licensed Assisted Living Facility Administrator, a Certified Dementia Practitioner, a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist, and a Dementia Friend Champion Master Trainer.

A native Virginian, Peters currently resides in West Springfield with her husband, three children, and dogs, Pearl and Tillie. She is an avid outdoor enthusiast and regular volunteer, giving her time and expertise to organizations like Food For Others, the Arlington Food Assistance Center, the USMC Division of the Warrior Games, and various long-term care communities, where her dogs join her in offering pet therapy to residents.

About Renaissance of Annandale

Renaissance Senior Living of Annandale, situated at 7112 Braddock Road, is a new state-of-the-art memory care facility serving the Fairfax County area. The community of 47 deluxe apartments offers experienced caregivers, lively atmosphere and exceptional service.

This premier memory care facility is the result of years of planning and development with notable experts and researchers in the field of memory loss. Renaissance of Annandale goes out of the way to make its residents feel at home in a friendly, caring, spacious, and well-appointed community.

Renaissance Senior Living of Annandale offers ample common spaces for socialization, dining and purposeful day activities.The community’s beautiful grounds include a large interior, secure courtyard for outdoor walking, gardening and general fresh air enjoyment. The community offers meaningful activity and life enrichment programs to enhance the lives of each resident. More information is available at renaissanceannandale.net or by calling (703) 256-2525.

Renaissance Senior Living of Annandale is part of a family of senior living communities throughout the Southeast owned/operated by Legacy Senior Living, of Cleveland, Tenn. The parent company specializes in offering independent living, assisted living, and Alzheimer’s care services. More information is available at legacysl.net.

PHOTO CAPTION: Jessica Peters has been named Executive Director at Renaissance of Annandale.

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About Renaissance of Annandale

About Renaissance of Annandale, a Premier Memory Care Community

Renaissance Senior Living of Annandale, situated at 7112 Braddock Road, is a new state-of-the-art memory care facility serving the Fairfax County area. The community of 47 deluxe apartments offers experienced caregivers, lively atmosphere and exceptional service.

This premier memory care facility is the result of years of planning and development with notable experts and researchers in the field of memory loss. Renaissance of Annandale goes out of the way to make its residents feel at home in a friendly, caring, spacious, and well-appointed community.

Renaissance Senior Living of Annandale offers ample common spaces for socialization, dining and purposeful day activities.The community’s beautiful grounds include a large interior, secure courtyard for outdoor walking, gardening and general fresh air enjoyment. The community offers meaningful activity and life enrichment programs to enhance the lives of each resident. More information is available at renaissanceannandale.net or by calling (703) 256-2525.

Renaissance Senior Living of Annandale is part of a family of senior living communities throughout the Southeast owned/operated by Legacy Senior Living, of Cleveland, Tenn. The parent company specializes in offering independent living, assisted living, and Alzheimer’s care services. More information is available at legacysl.net.

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